Mohenjo-daro is an archaeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. A Unesco World Heritage Site, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley civilisation. Photo: Shutterstock

India’s genetic ‘pizza’: new evidence of early Indians’ influence and how Aryans, Sanskrit and Vedas were latecomers

  • Tony Joseph’s book Early Indians shows how understanding the human genome is changing people’s ideas about archaeology
  • It also challenges the Eurocentric perspective on early human civilisations, and may upset Indians who believe their unique culture began 4,000 years ago
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Mohenjo-daro is an archaeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. A Unesco World Heritage Site, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley civilisation. Photo: Shutterstock
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